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Where is Palo Alto County, Iowa?

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Palo Alto County is a county equivalent area found in Iowa, USA. The county government of Palo Alto is found in the county seat of Emmetsburg.

With a total 1,474.83 sq. km of land and water area, Palo Alto County, Iowa is the 1935th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 9,099 people, Palo Alto County has a total 4599 households earning 44663 on average per year.

Palo Alto County, Iowa - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 19147
Area Codes 712
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Emmetsburg (population: 4,470), Ruthven (population: 1,292), Graettinger (population: 1,229), Mallard (population: 518), Cylinder (population: 377), Ayrshire (population: 274), Curlew (population: 219)
Land Area 3,513 sq miles
Water Area 564 sq miles
Household Income $44,663
Housing Units 4,599
Median Home Value $83,400
High School Grads 90% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $6,988 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $34,628 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.